Connecticut Children’s Foundation Blog

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation Blog contains the latest division news, patient success stories and featured events. Check back regularly to see what our donors, patients and care providers have been doing.

Bringing the Best Pediatric Healthcare to Fairfield County

Categories: Medical Center News
Connecticut Children’s is growing by leaps and bounds, and one of the biggest leaps is into Fairfield County. Despite Fairfield County being the most populous part of the state, Connecticut Children’s has had, until now, only a minor presence there. That’s all changing this year, as we open a new pediatric specialty care center in …

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Geno Helps Kids Achieve Their Dreams

Categories: Events, Patient Families
Bridget Souriyamath
When Bridget Souriyamath was 15 years old, the pain radiating down her neck and into her shoulders and arms was frightening enough. But the fear escalated when the accomplished Irish dancer learned she had a cervical spine bone tumor and needed surgery. Proceeds from this year’s Geno Auriemma Fore the Kids Charity Golf Tournament will …

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Isidore Wise Award Winners Redefine Excellence

Categories: Partners in Caring, Patient Families
Isidore Wise Scholarship Recipients for 2019
When you make a donation to Connecticut Children’s, you don’t just provide life-saving medical care in the moment it’s needed; you make possible amazing futures. Take, for example, Kumar Darsh. When Kumar was 8 months old, doctors at Connecticut Children’s told his parents that he only had 30 minutes to live—he has an extremely rare …

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Running for Kids Who Can’t

Categories: Events
Matt Maler speaking at Reid's Run 2019
When Matt Maler and his wife ran in this year’s Reid’s Run 5K event in Farmington—part of the annual Connecticut Children’s Race Series—they were supporting a Connecticut Children’s patient. But it wasn’t one of their two children. The patient was Matt himself and he was running for kids who can’t. Matt is a physical therapist …

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Walmart & Sam’s Club Kick-Off 2019 Campaign

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Across Connecticut, Walmart and Sam’s Club associates are in the midst of a major fundraising effort for Connecticut Children’s. Walmart and Sam’s Club will raise funds from June 10 through July 7, inviting customers to donate, hosting various fundraising activities within their stores and eagerly awaiting a visit from Gavin David, Connecticut Children’s 2019 Champion …

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